In 1988 there was a little movie called “Young Guns.” I’m the sure the pitch to the studio big-wigs was simple...cast some of the hottest young actors as famous old west outlaws. It was a hit and it spawned a 1990 sequel which recruited a few more young up-and-comers to play cowboy, including Christian Slater.... Continue Reading →

How I Got Into College

One of my favorite 80’s teen movies is Savage Steve Holland’s “Better Off Dead.” It was never a big hit, but thanks to VHS and many showings on cable TV, the John Cusack comedy almost instantly became a cult classic. Holland’s next film was “One Crazy Summer.” It, once again, starred Cusack and in many... Continue Reading →

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